Mrs. Alice D. (Gaskill) Slavin, 89, of Danielson CT and formerly of Milford MA, died Friday (January 17, 2020) at Davis Place in Danielson CT after a period of declining health. She was the beloved wife of the late Warren J. Slavin, who died in 1984.
Alice was born in Bellingham MA, the daughter of the late Lewis and the late Marion (Mason) Gaskill. She attended Hopedale public schools and was first employed as a young woman at the former Milford Shoe Company. She then was employed for the Salvation Army in Milford MA and later Johnny Jack’s Restaurant in Milford MA. Lastly, she was employed as a kitchen aide at the Milford Hospital.
Alice volunteered at the former Sunbridge Rehabilitation Center in Milford later in life and loved to play the piano and the accordion. She was always helping her friends and her neighbors.
Alice is survived by her two children: Joyce, wife of Andrew Warren of Dayville CT and George Slavin and his wife Joanna of Danielson CT; her two grandchildren: George Slavin Jr. of Florida and David Slavin and his wife Kaitlin of Millbury MA; her great granddaughter: Lilliana Slavin of Millbury MA; her five siblings: Claire Snyder of Andover MA, Gladys Anderberg of Northbridge MA, Elizabeth Demars of NH, Eleanor Evers of Hopedale MA and Harold Gaskill of CA; also many nieces & nephews.
Relatives & friends are invited to attend her Graveside Committal Service on Wednesday (January 22nd) at 1PM in Vernon Grove Cemetery, Vernon Street, Milford MA. There are no visiting hours. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Paws Cat Shelter, 240 Woodstock Avenue West, Woodstock CT 06281.
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